Electronic stability control and strong roofs help prevent rollover deaths.
May 12, 2011
First roof strength tests of large pickups
The Ford F-150 and Toyota Tundra are the only large pickups to earn good ratings for roof strength from IIHS. Three other trucks didn’t do as well in the test of rollover protection.
November 18, 2009
27 models win 2010 Top Safety Pick with new criteria
Nineteen cars and 8 SUVs earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award for 2010. For the first time, good performance in a roof strength test to measure protection in a rollover is required to win.
March 24, 2009
New ratings focus on roof strength for rollover protection
IIHS is launching a new roof strength rating system to help consumers pick vehicles that will help protect them in rollover crashes. Twelve small SUVs are the first to be put to the test. Only four earn the top rating of good.
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